Digitizing sponsorRCA Victor, Radio and Victrola Division
21:02:50:09 CU spinning RCA Victor record on record player.
21:03:06:07 Animation illustrates the basics of one-track recording; sound waves spread from drawing of a orchestra to microphone, arrows indicate movement of sound from mic to amplifier to vinyl record, CU drawing of needle cutting music recording into vinyl record; drawing illustrates movement of sound from stylus to amplifier to speaker; drawings illustrate the difference between mono and stereo sound recordings
21:05:34:21 Extreme CU stylus on spinning record, “Stereo” printed on top of stylus.
21:05:43:00 LS Middle-aged couple sitting on couch in surreal set without walls, man reads the newspaper, both listen to music through their RCA Victor stereo; MS man and woman enjoying the stereo sound coming from their RCA Victor stereo.
21:05:59:16 CU spinning record on turntable.
21:06:13:07 VS CU late 1950s RCA Victor Orthophonic High Fidelity stereos
21:06:57:22 CU Power tubes in an amplifier; CU stereo pickups; MS RCA Victor 1950s speaker cabinet
21:07:08:22 CU spinning record on turntable; CU stylus on spinning record; animation shows POV shot from stylus passing between the grooves in the record.
21:07:53:05 CU white Stylus with “Stereo” printed on top of spinning record.
21:08:25:15 Great cartoon of RCA dog listening to phonograph, dogs ears jump up, dog continues to enjoy the music.
October 25, 2017 Subject:
Listen to the sound of my voice..
Pretty entertaining introduction to "living stereo" which RCA Victor introduced in the early 1960's. I really did like the explanations done to explain how this newfangled technology was done. The narrator was very hep too, what with his mod suit and funky glasses. Pretty entertaining.